Caenolestidae


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Noun1.Caenolestidae - small marsupials of southern South America
mammal family - a family of mammals
Marsupialia, order Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
Caenolestes, genus Caenolestes - type genus of the family Caenolestidae
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Al explicar esta ordenacion, el primer componente de la estructura de habitat (CP1) explico significativamente la ordenacion ([R.sup.2] = 0.8; P = 0.03) en donde las especies Phyllotis andium (CRICETIDAE), Thomasomys caudivarius (CRICETIDAE) y Caenolestes fuliginosus (CAENOLESTIDAE) se asocian traves del incremento del gradiente del CP1 (aumento en el numero de arboles con DAP mayor y un aumento de la diversidad vegetal; Fig.
En America se encuentran 3 familias: Didelphidae, Caenolestidae y Microbiotheriidae y se mencionan 70 especies pertenecientes al orden Didelphimorphiay 5 especies pertenecientes al orden Paucituberculata(PACHECO, 2002).
Ronak Geravandi, PhD student of Geology, told reporters that during scientific examinations in sites near Kermanshah, she discovered fossils of family Caenolestidae cores and other non-coral fossils, Mehar News Agency reported.
The marsupial collected was Lestoros inca (Paucituberculata, Caenolestidae), the rodent species included Thomasomys sp.